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ISRAEL and world Jewry have “lost a giant” with the passing of Amos Oz, Executive Council of Australian Jewry co-CEO Peter Wertheim said this week.
There are currently around 38,000 people seeking asylum in Israel, mainly from Sudan and Eritrea. Some have submitted applications to be recognised as refugees under the UN Convention, but few applications have even been considered and only a small number accepted.
LAST Sunday, former chairman of the New Israel Fund Australia and former president of the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies Robin Margo addressed thousands of participants at Sydney’s Palm Sunday Rally in support of refugees and those seeking asylum in Australia.
JEWISH communal organisations in Australia have condemned the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers by Hamas terrorists in the West Bank.